Challenged: ACLU Filed a Law Suit against ICE for Shackling Immigrants during Court

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently filed a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other law enforcement agencies to challenge the practice of shackling immigrants before being led into a courtroom.  See “ACLU Sues ICE for Shackling Immigrants in Court”, http://www.newamericamedia.org, May 14, 2012.  The lawsuit was filed on the basis that there would be an …

Don’t Get So Uptight. It’s Only a Guideline.

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Many people in the immigration field are familiar with the “policy” memorandum issued in January 2010, known as the “Neufeld Memo” on H-1Bs. The law firm of Greenburg Traurig recently sued USCIS over this outrageously inappropriate and legally irresponsible change in policy. In response, the USCIS has just filed a response arguing that a Preliminary Injunction against the Neufeld Memo …